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A Flush Of Laughter

A Flush of Laughter. Here’s a Laughter Workshop specifically tailored for those experiencing perimenopause or menopause. We go through many transitions in life and, for women, this is just one. For some it can be a challenge – for others a breeze. And though the symptoms of menopause may not be a laughing matter laughter … Continue reading

A Flush Of Laughter

A Flush of Laughter. I’ve just finished putting together a Laughter Workshop aimed at those experiencing perimenopause or menopause. We go through many transitions in life and, for women, this is just one. For some it can be a challenge, for others it’s a breeze. And though, for some, the symptoms of perimenopause aren’t a … Continue reading

Research Paper – “The effect of laughter Yoga on general health among nursing students”

Any study into laughter and it’s benefits is useful regardless of results but this one is a cracker and is clear on it’s effectiveness for nursing students. The full article can be found in this link – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3917183/ As shown by the findings, laughter Yoga positively affected the general health of nursing students, which is … Continue reading

World Hopscotch Day

Saturday 1st June 2019 is World Hopscotch Day! And it’s not just for the kids. It’s great fun for adults too so get out your chalks and get playing. Play is a wonderful way to reconnect with our inner child and it’s great for inspiring more laughter and joyfulness. How about setting up an event … Continue reading

On BBC Radio Leeds

Sunshine And Laughter on BBC Radio Leeds today talking about happiness and laughter. They phoned me just 5 minutes beforehand so that gave me a short time to flap around like lunatic and put my head down the back of the sofa.Β πŸ˜‚ I’m like a rabbit in headlights when interviewed.Β πŸ˜³πŸ€£πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ° I think we all, perhaps, … Continue reading

World Laughter Day 5th May 2019

World Laughter Day on 5th May 2019 is fast approaching. You can join in the fun by joining One Million Laughters for World Laughter Day 2019 and pledging to laugh and, better still, share laughter with family, friends, neighbours or even strangers. You can find out more and join in here – One Million Laughers … Continue reading

World Laughter Day 2019 is approaching!

There are few things that we humans do that connect us, allow us to put aside our differences and bring joy more than laughter. So, in celebration of this day we invite you to share a chuckle, giggle, chortle or two with participants from all over the world. Join us on Sunday 5th May 2019 … Continue reading

“Effects of Laughter Therapy on Depression and Sleep among Patients at Long-term Care Hospitals”

This is a really interesting study on the “Effects of Laughter Therapy on Depression and Sleep among Patients at Long-term Care Hospitals” undertaken inΒ 2017 by the Korean Society of Adult Nursing. Full details can be found in the link below: https://synapse.koreamed.org/DOIx.php?id=10.7475%2Fkjan.2017.29.5.560&fbclid=IwAR0DDKf99bkXazPxFMyEHJ-6-YbftPiPvisxQ4Zaog6y9rj18269nzdNZos “This study showed that laughter therapy with more intense physical activities reduced depression and … Continue reading

Laughter Yoga Manchester

Next Saturday the 24th November 2018 I will be running a one hour Laughter Yoga session focusing on self-love and good mental health at Boho Utopia cafe in Manchester as part of their Peace of Mind event. The session will run from 3-4pm, cost Β£5 per person and 25% of the profits will be donated … Continue reading

Therapeutic Laughter

Therapeutic laughter. Getting out of our heads and into our bodies. Letting go. Letting go of seriousness. Letting go of self judgements. Letting go of inhibitions and ego. Letting go of who we think we are. Letting go of any conditioning we have had on how to conduct ourselves as adults. Letting go of stresses … Continue reading